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“There is plenty of snow in these here hills”

Where's the snow? On the ski runs- where we like it.

 Where's the snow? On the ski mountain- where we like it. Driving conditions couldn't be better (log onto to check on driving conditions before starting your trip). Log onto for the latest in snow reports and events at the area.

February 22nd Just Desserts at the Enchanted Forest this annual charitable event brings pastry chefs and chocolate lovers together for a day in the forest. Cross Country ski or snowshoe to tables loaded with sweet treats. Tip: Everyone is invited to partake there’s a dessert table located at the office/rental shop.

The Enchanted Forest Cross Country Ski area located 3 miles from Deer Lodge. You can bring your own equipment, or rent...

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February 2014 Events in Red River

Full Moon- Valentines Day- Presidents Day Weekend- Just Desserts Annual Sweet tooth and charity event- Mardi Gras in the Mountains- and more!

February in Red River – come shake off your mid winter blues


February 2, 2014 Super Bowl Sunday – Enjoy a day of skiing and when the lifts close at 4:00 PM – enough time to rally and choose from a verity of super bowl venue buffets, drink specials. Timbers, The Lift House, Bull ‘O Woods, Lost Love Saloon are a few of the places you can view the game. The Bull ‘O Woods and Lost Love are one block from Deer Lodge.


February 14-17, 2014 Presidents Day Weekend Valentines Day

 3-day weekend come treat your self and sweet heart(s) to a long weekend in Red River. 

TIP: As this is a Holiday weekend book your ski lessons, rentals, lift t...

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Think Snow Red River Ski Area Opening Day!

November 20, 2013 Red River Ski Area Opening Day- Thanksgiving weekend – entertainment – events


If the rains we had in July and now in September are a sign of the precipitation – SNOW- to come this winter we are in for a banner ski season! Red River Ski Area opens November 20th to celebrate the start of the ski season the Thanksgiving weekend will feature Turkey races at the ski area, Switch on the Holidays Thanksgiving night at Brandenburg Park- tree lighting, singing and a visit from Mr. and Mrs. Santa Claus, stores open late so you and get a head start on your Holiday Shopping. Several restaurants will feature traditional Thanksgiving dinner.Book your stay by October 31st during November 20th through November 29th in one of our lodge rooms with kitchen 2 or more nights and we will p...

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Fathers Day Weekend Fine Arts and Wine Festival

Fine Art and fine Wines Festival- rivers are stocked, jeep rentals and tours and so much more awaits you in Red River.

Fathers Day weekend June 14-16,2013


Come enjoy Red River in June treat Dad to a weekend get away and make some family memories.


Annual Fine Art and Wine Festival in Brandenburg Park June 14-16th Weekend festivals are low key no huge crowds and admittance to the park is free. You can view and buy artwork as well as meet the artist. Booths will feature pottery, painting, photography, and sculpture you can pick up an original or buy prints for reasonable prices. Many guest show up to see what new pottery by artist Beverly. Vote for you favorite artist. Live Music as well as food vendors and New Mexico Wines. Admittance is free...

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Memorial Day Rally this weekend more weekend events to follow

June is a great time to come stay and play in Red River New Mexico We are gearing up for a summer of fun activities and events plus we can save you some gas!!!! 


We are kicking off the spring/summer season with the Memorial Day Motorcycle Rally in Red River 5/23-5/26. To be followed by the Annual Classic Car Show 5/31/-6/2, Red River Blues and Brews 6/7-6/8, Annual Fine Arts and Wine Festival 6/15-6/16 

Scenic Chair lift rides up the mountain start Memorial Day weekend (go to for information)

Fish stocking has begun in the town pounds and river.

Little Red school House museum opens Memorial Day Weekend.

Community House offers a summer of individual and family activities.

Jeep tours and rentals are gearing up...

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Spring is in the air -Time Change, Beach Week, plenty of snow and sunshine!

March events and happenings! Time Change, Beach Week, plenty of snow and sunshine!

March events and happenings! Time Change, Beach Week, plenty of snow and sunshine!


With 30 some inches of snow fall the last week of February we are headed into a grand spring ski season.


 Don’t forget to spring ahead March 10th time change: The torch light parade which normally starts at 7:00 pm start closer to 8:00 pm  

Wild Life Viewing – be on the look out for the Big Horn Sheep, Deer and Elk that come out of the higher elevations to graze along the sides of roads where grass and other flora is beginning to green up...

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UPDATE on Mardi Gras in the Mountains and Presidents Day Weekend 2013

February 10 – 17th Make your reservations to enjoy Mardi Gras and Presidents Day weekend – Events and Discounts

February 10 – 17, 2013


Mardi Gras in the Mountains- The following is just some of the highlights of the festivities for more information log on to or for a list of events


Sunday- Children’s Ball at the Black Mountain Play House Cajun food specials, noon parade and bead toss at the Red River Ski Area


Monday – Krewesades – Pub-crawl drink and food specials, Krewe de Steam Punk Ball


Tuesday- Mardi Gras (Fat Tuesday) Cajun Cook off, Pirate Krewe Ball and Last Ball standing after all it’s been 6 days of intense festivities folks.


Town Trolley has extended hours during Mardi Gras this is a free rid...

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February Events


February may be the shortest month of the year Red River has it packed with winter events


Feb 3rd Super Bowl Sunday! Come on up and spend the weekend- hit the slopes, go on a snow mobile or snow cat tour, shop, dine in (Deer Lodge has full kitchens in many or our rooms) or out. Sunday you can catch the game at The Lift House located by the sliver chair lift. If you don’t care for the ½ time show you enjoy a few turns on the slopes, Bull ‘O the Woods, and many other taverns and restaurants, or watch from your lodge room.


Feb 7th through the 12th Mardi Gras Mountains in the A week long celebration with parades, bead toss, balls and Cajun music, fun for the whole family – kids have their own ball at the Play House. Come once and you’ll want to make this an annual event.



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Weekend discounts in Red River

Stay and play in Red River the weekend of December 7th through the 9th and enjoy discounts

Get ready for some pre Christmas Holiday fun…

Friday 12/7 Red River Ski Area Deal Daze discount on lift tickets Saturday Torch light parade

Music Yesterdays diner Lost Love Saloon, Motherlode Saloon

 Sitzmark Sports BOGO buy one-ski/snowboard packages for two or more days get one free Dec 14-17 College days 25% ski/snowboard packages for two or more days. Restrictions apply – 1-800-843- 7547

 Football Sunday at the Bull o, the woods breakfast buffet and specials on food and drink at the Lift House Bar and Grill

 Brett’s Bistro is offering a 15% discount lunch and dinner entrée’s ends Dec 11th

 These are only a handful of the specials you might find throughout town and m...

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Red River Ski Area opening Nov. 21st Mother Nature lending a hand!

The Red River Ski Area has state of the art snow making equipment , engineers, and expert groomers. As always we are happy to wake up to snow this morning (November 10th”) Make plans to be here for opening day Nov 21st, frozen turkey race, Holiday festivities throughout town- tree lighting at Brandenburg Park, arts and crafts bazaar, entertainment for adults and kids and much more. Start a new tradition Thanksgiving in Red River! 

PS The Enchanted Forest Cross Country Ski Area is scheduled to open next weekend!



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